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Winnebago County, WI
Bankruptcy Law

Filing Bankruptcy In Winnebago County, WI


Since 2006, more than 10 million consumers have come to this website figure out where they stand in relation to the 2005 (BAPCPA) bankruptcy law, and the  bankruptcy means test. 

Seventeen years later, the Means Test Calculator is still free, and we've updated it to use the latest applicable income and expense standards, for cases filed on or after May 15, 2023.

Local Forms & Instructions

Court Info for Winnebago County, WI

How Bankruptcy Handles Property

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Exemptions

How Bankruptcy Handles Debt

Debts You CAN Discharge

  • Credit Card Debt,
  • Medical Debt
  • Lawsuit Liability (if not from fraud or willful or malicious injury), 
  • Personal Loans

Debts You Can Discharge Only In Special Cases

Debts You CAN NOT Discharge

What Happens To Secured Debts?

How Bankruptcy Affects Debt Co-Signers

    • Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    • Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy Lawyers Near Me

Note: This website is updated as time permits. It is up to you to contact your local court and confirm and update any information you need. Information is not advice. Consult with a bankruptcy lawyer for advice about how the law relates to your exact situation.


Winnebago County Bankruptcy Means Test Calculator

Automatically apply the Winnebago County expense standards, and Wisconsin income standards to your means test calculation.

Winnebago County Bankruptcy Court

Find where to file if you live in Winnebago County.

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Exemption Laws

Automatically apply the Winnebago County expense standards, and Wisconsin income standards to your means test calculation.


Free Bankruptcy Case Evaluation For Winnebago County, WI

Do you have questions about filing bankruptcy in Wisconsin? Use the form below to connect with a lawyer through the Nolo / Martindale network of bankruptcy lawyers For Winnebago County, WI.
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Means Test Calculator for Winnebago County, For Cases Filed on or after April 1, 2023

The free bankruptcy means test calculator is a free, automated version of the official Means Test Form you must file with the court.

This free automated version:

...to help you determine whether you pass the "means test" for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.



Wisconsin Bankruptcy Exemptions - All Categories

Wisconsin Exemptions Summary:


Property you occupy or intend to occupy to $75,000; sale proceeds exempt for 2 years if you intend to purchase another home (husband & wife's exemption may double)

Vehicle Exemption

Motor vehicles to $5,000 (husband & wife may double; unused portion of $12,000 personal property exemption may be added)

Personal Property

Household goods and furnishings, clothing, keepsakes, jewelry, appliances, books, musical instruments, firearms, sporting goods, animals, and other tangible personal property to $12,000 total (husband & wife may double)
Deposit accounts to $5,000
Equipment, inventory, farm products, books, and tools of trade to $15,000 total.

Wild Card